The Honourable Justice Catherine Bruce

Class of 1975-1976

Justice Catherine Bruce is a woman of many talents and great energy. She has a distinguished record of professional achievement and service. She graduated from UBC in 1976, second in her class, and then articled at Shrum Liddle & Hebenton (as it then was). Yearning for academe, she attended LSE to take an LL.M. in 1978. On return to Canada, she spent three years as in-house counsel for the Canadian Airline Flight Attendants' Association, which post she left in 1981 to join Braidwood &Co., where she practised labour, criminal and civil litigation. In 1987 she joined the Industrial Relations Council as vice-chair, a post she held full and then part-time, until 1996 ...